NYC Israeli Apartheid Week Events Schedule

The NYC Israeli Apartheid Week Coalition is excited to bring you the 7th Annual Israeli Apartheid Week!

For more details on each of our events, please visit The IAW-NY webpage:
Information on the founding of IAW, resources on apartheid and more:
A useful fact sheet can be found here:

Monday, February 28, 2011
Divest from the U.S.-Backed Israeli Occupation Now!

7:30pm – 9:30pm
New York University, Kimmel, 60 Washington Square South, E&L Auditorium, 4th Floor

Join NYU Students for Justice in Palestine for a discussion on Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions and for the launching of our TIAA-CREF campaign to divest from the oppression of the Palestinian people.

Featuring Sherry Wolf, and Stephen Shalom. Moderated by Jeff Goodwin

Tuesday, March 1, 2011
Israel and the Apartheid Analogy

7:00pm – 9:00pm

Discussion of Israeli apartheid, its parallels with South African apartheid, and support the global call for BDS.

The location is the Douglass Lounge, 2nd floor of Douglass Campus Center, 100 George St, New Brunswick NJ 08901

Wednesday, March 2, 2011
Poetic Injustice Book Release Party

7:30pm – 9:30pm
Columbia University: Alfred Lerner Hall (Roone Arledge Auditorium) – 2920 Broadway (btwn 114th & 115th), New York, NY

Join us for the release of POETIC INJUSTICE: Writings on Resistance and Palestine By Remi Kanazi

Special guest poets include: Carlos Andrés Gómez, Tahani Salah, Michael Cirelli, Safia Elhillo, More poets to come.

Friday, March 4, 2011
The Arab People’s Revolt: A Night of Solidarity and Discussion

7:00pm – 9:00pm
The Commons Brooklyn (388 Atlantic Avenue)

In 2011, Arab countries have exploded with mass popular movementsthat have had radical, and indeed revolutionary results. In Tunisiaand Egypt, longtime U.S.-sponsored dictators have fallen, whileprotests rock Jordan, Algeria and occupied Palestine. Thisunprecedented revolt has provided new hope for a movement to liberatePalestine and the whole Arab world. Join Al-Awda New York to discuss:

  • What is the role of workers in the Arab revolt?
  • What are the challenges yet to come?
  • What do these changes mean for Palestine and the Arab world?
  • What do they mean for people in the U.S. and the world?
  • How can we organize to provide solidarity and support?
  • and much more!

Featuring speakers:

-Lamis Deek, Palestinian attorney and activist, co-founder Al-Awda NY
-Hoda Mitwally,Egyptian-American student and Middle East solidarity activist fromRutgers University
-Emna Zghal, Tunisian visual artist

Thursday, March 9, 2011
Palestine: Then & Now – The Road to Freedom

Hunter College (68th & Lexington Ave) 424 Hunter North, Lang Recital Hall

Hunter Students for Justice in Palestine invites you to join us for an evening to discuss the history of Palestine and the importance of Boycott Divestment and Sanction (BDS) in the struggle for the liberation of Palestine. Israeli Apartheid Week is an annual international series of events held in cities and campuses across the globe and the aim of IAW is to educate people about the nature of Israel as an apartheid system and to build BDS campaigns as part of a growing global BDS movement.

Joining us will be:

Lamis Deek: Palestinian Attorney and Co-founder of Al-Awda NY: The Palestine Right to Return Coalition.
Randa Wahbe:
Activist with Adalah NY: The New York Campaign for the Boycott of Israel and a Graduate student at Columbia University.
Dinna Omar:
Activist and spoken word artist and a Graduate Student at Columbia University.

Poetry by Tahani Salah

The discussion will be followed by a Q&A with our panelists

Refreshments will be served

Friday, March 11, 2011
How Now BDS? Media, Politics and Queer Activism
A conversation with John Greyson and Judith Butler

6pm to 9pm
Judson Memorial Church, Basement Gym – 243 Thompson St., just off of Washington Square Park

We hope to see you at our events!

In Solidarity,
Columbia Students for Justice in Palestine